Barbarians, gladiators and deities: private game tour for kids in Verona

Duration: approx. 2 hours 

Location: Verona

per service
up to 8 people

Why choose this experience?

1 Discover the history and monuments of the ‘Scaliger city’ led by Iulius, a Roman child fleeing from the barbarians with his family
2 This is an engaging experience that will put your intuition to the test with games and riddles
3 Discover the stories of the gladiators of the Arena, the Roman deities and the barbarians in a fun and interactive way

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Important information


all year

Departure point:

Verona, Staircase of Palazzo della Gran Guardia

Departure time

5.00 pm

Languages available



€315.00 per service, to be divided up to a maximum of 8 people.

As a result, the price per person varies according to the number of participants, starting with a minimum of €39.37 per person. The price for each participant above 8 people is €15.00 per person.

approx. 2 hours
  • Private guided tour
  • Game necessities
  • Snack with drinks and finger food
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

The tour is recommended for children aged 7 and over accompanied by their parents.

Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.

No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you do not show up at the meeting point at the time specified on your voucher).

The price of the service is €315.00, to be divided between a maximum of 8 people. As a result, the price per person varies according to the number of participants, starting with a minimum of €39,37 per person. The price for each participant above 8 people is €15,00 per person.

No reductions are available for this tour. Please enter the exact number of participants (children included) under the field ‘n° of adults’.

All monuments will be visited only from the outside (unless when an interior visit is clearly mentioned).

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

An original private guided tour around Verona, designed to engage children and families in an unmatched experience! Our original game tours are a new way of coming into contact with art, history and culture... This is a revolution in the classic ‘guided tour’ format, attracting a constantly growing following and enthusiasm among tourists, residents and mass media. It has been defined as ‘the most innovative cultural experience in Europe’ by some overseas visitors.

Barbarians, gladiators and deities - a guided Verona tour for children will take you back in time, all the way back to the Romans to experience a magical and unforgettable afternoon! Tackling clues about the history and legends on the city of Verona, you will be put to the test whilst visiting the major monuments of the city.

Accompanied by an insightful tour guide, you will enter the heart of the historic center to discover ancient stories and fascinating anecdotes, enigmas and riddles... A fascinating childrens’ guided tour in Verona, designed to involve adults alike in a truly unique experience.

The tour will start off from the steps of the Palazzo della Gran Guardia, in the heart of the city, and make you become the protagonists of a truly unique story... You will get involved just like real protagonists in a tour, reserved for you only,  that has nothing to do with all the other standard tours: this is an interactive experience tailor-made for children, but also suitable for their parents, allowing you to visit Verona with children as if you were playing a game!

The guide will provide you with a literary trail around which your research will develop:


‘Iulius, a Roman child, must escape from the barbarians:
he is forced to leave his village in the countryside and seek refuge in Verona.
During his journey he will face many challenges, meet the gladiators and the Roman deities,
cross the ancient gates of the city and relax on the riverbank.
Finally, his parents decide to reach their relatives in Aquileia and leave Verona.'


Halfway between reality and fantasy, this is a historical re-enactment designed to put you in the shoes of a character of the time. Iulius, a child from Verona during the Roman Empire fleeing from the barbarians, will guide you through the most evocative places in the center of Verona... Ready to help him solve the riddles to allow him to find a safe heaven?

Let the city reveal itself to you through these places and collect the clues provided by the deities and gladiators:

  • Piazza Bra
  • Arena
  • Portoni Borsari
  • Piazza Erbe/Piazza dei Signori
  • Piazzetta Bra Molinari
  • Porta Leoni


Barbarians, gladiators and deities - guided tour for children is a fantastic way to explore Verona: an excursion for children between art, history and lots of fun! At every stop there will be a game, a riddle to solve or a clue to investigate... Are you ready to put yourself to the test?

Seize this unique opportunity to spend an original day playing with your children or grandchildren... Barbarians, gladiators and deities will put your and their intuition, creativity and team spirit to the test, making you feel part of the historical context... This all-new tour, aimed at those who want to approach culture in an exciting and original way, is a chance to discover Verona whilst playing: walking through the historical cente,r you will experience first-hand the story of the young protagonist!

Our new private guided tour is based on a new and engaging way of learning, letting you come into contact with the major historical monuments of Verona from a new and fascinating point of view. You will slide into an atmosphere detached from the present time and space, and play an important role in the resolution of intricate enigmas steeped in history and myth.

An incredible experience in the center of Verona to uncover traditions, ancient tales and fascinating stories that still surround this wonderful city... waiting to be discovered! An unforgettable experience that you cannot find in any other tour because this Verona (Italy) play tour is our exclusive format.

The activity also includes a snack with drinks and finger food, included in the cost of the tour, to end the game in complete relaxation.

What are you waiting for? Book our children guided tour in Verona online... Learning about the history and monuments of the city will become a game for the whole family to enjoy!

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